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Ailor, Edgar I.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In 1978, William Least Heat-Moon made a 14,000-mile journey on the back roads of America, visiting 38 states along the way. In 1982, the popular Blue Highways, which chronicled his adventures, was published. Three decades later, Edgar Ailor III and his son, Edgar IV, retraced and photographed Heat-Moon's route, culminating in Blue Highways Revisited, released for publication on the thirtieth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 2012

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Steffens, Roy H.

Summary: Complied list of veterens from World War I, II, Korea and Vietnam buried in Kalkaska County Cemetaries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.377465 Veterans

Hegar, Mary Jennings

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Summary: "On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard major Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar was shot down while on a Medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan. Despite being wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. But soon she would face a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve. . . ,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEGAR, MARY JENNINGS HEG

Summary: Jerry and his friends are still dealing with everyday life and discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if living in New York City). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SEI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Se

Summary: From the streets and taverns of colonial America, in vaudeville, on television and under the bright lights of today's Broadway stage, puppets have been a favorite form of American entertainment. This documentary is the first to chronicle the fascinating evolution of this unique art form. Examines the lives and recounts the significant contributions of men and women who, throughout the years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mazzarella Media 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STO

Burleigh, Robert.

Summary: An account of Amelia Earhart's dangerous 1932 flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Ireland, in which she survived bad weather and a malfunctioning airplane. Includes a brief biography of the aviator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.1309 BUR

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Waller, Douglas C.

Summary: "The author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story of four OSS warriors of World War II. All four later led the CIA. They are the most famous and controversial directors the CIA has ever had-- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey. Disciples is the story of these dynamic agents and their daring espionage and sabotage in wartime Europe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 WAL

Johnson, Caroline

Summary: Caroline Johnson was a F-18 Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) in the U.S. Navy. During her deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bush, she flew missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. She was the first woman to fly in combat in Iraq since 2011 and was the first woman to drop bombs on ISIS. Later she became a senior leadership instructor at the United States Naval Academy. Caroline is now a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Newman, Rick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press/Ballantine Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 NEW

Smith, Sherri L.

Summary: "During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 940.54 SMI

Albertson, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Albertson

Castner, Brian.

Summary: A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, and shares the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 CASTNER, BRIAN CAS

Castner, Brian.

Summary: Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq. Days and nights he and his team would venture forth in heavily armed convoys from their Forward Operating Base to engage in the nerve-racking yet strangely exhilarating work of either disarming the deadly improvised explosive devices that had been discovered...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2012

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 956.7044 CASTNER, BRIAN CAS

Summary: As hip-hop rose from the streets of New York to become a multibillion-dollar industry, artists such as Public Enemy and De La Soul began reusing portions of previously recorded music for their songs. But when record company lawyers got involved, everything changed. Years before people started downloading and remixing music, hip-hop sampling sparked a debate about copyright, creativity, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix Films 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC COP

Tate, Polo

Summary: "A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TAT

Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 PEA

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Gosnell, Mariana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 GOS

Korrell, Emily B.

Summary: "Kid-friendly guidebook to three major Smithsonian Museums: The National Air and Space Museum, The National Museum of Natural History, and the National Museum of American History"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 069.09753 KOR

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Matzen, Robert D.

Summary: In March 1941, Jimmy Stewart, America's boy next door and recent Academy Award winner, left fame and fortune behind and joined the United States Army Air Corps to fulfill his family mission and serve his country. He rose from private to colonel and participated in 20 often-brutal World War II combat missions over Germany and France. In mere months the war took away his boyish looks as he faced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodKnight Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B STEWART MAT

Schiavo, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.124 SCH

Sinclair, Iain

Summary: "The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet "How best to describe Iain Sinclair?" asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. "A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SINCLAIR, IAIN SIN

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